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Sunday Evening Newspaper Headlines For Today. (19/07/2020)

 *Punch* 

Nigeria records 653 COVID-19 cases, total now 36,107

Edo former Speakers wife, son kidnapped in Kogi

NDDC probe: Dont dishonour Buhari, appear on Monday, Reps tell Akpabio

COVID-19: South-West records 50% cases, 32%Akpabio

Edo election: INEC displays list of 14 governorship candidates

Safety violations: UAE impounds aircraft operated by Nigerian airline

Coalition knocks Euro groups for opposing Magu probe

WASSCE: Dont reopen schools until 2021, ASUU tells FG

Buhari names Delta railway station after Jonathan

Magu: Expose corruption, APC youths urge Jonathan

Innoson: Senators feud worsens as Ubah rejects Utazis apology

Primary: PDP chieftain sues Ondo deputy gov, seeks his disqualification

How Malami is undermining Buharis anti-corruption war - Special prosecutor

Incompetent leadership, nepotism fuelling corruption in Nigeria - Sanusi

kidnapped Appeal Court judges wife, Agube, released in Calabar

11 female officers undergoing training as pilots NAF

Soldiers burn down houses, school in Taraba community

Blogger, others threatening to stone me to death - Doctor whose patient died after cosmetic surgery

Arotile's ex-classmate had no drivers licence -Report

Enugu Catholic priest dies of COVID-19

COVID-19: Ekiti bans traditional festivals

Five siblings die in Katsina explosion

Strike: Labour gives Fayemi 14-day ultimatum

Nigerians will start getting COVID-19 test results firsthand, says Ihekweazu

Edo 2020: Obaseki denies destroying Ize-Iyamu's billboards

Lawan denies plans to run for president in 2023

Ex-Edo Speaker, Zakawanu Garuba, is dead

Outrage as Dangote truck kills one, injures three in Ogun

Arotile: We will release findings Sunday, says NAF

525 Nigerians evacuated from US, Cyprus

COVID-19: Nigerians, other nationals record drop in income, says report

Workers welfare: Labour threatens strike, gives Fayemi 14-day ultimatum

7,654 Nigerians targeted by unwanted notifications cyber firm

130 accounts targeted in attack, says Twitter

Kwara records 85 new COVID-19 cases

White House moves Bush, Clinton portraits to disused room

Dexamethasone: How Nigerians use COVID-19 drug for weight gain

Katsina police engage bandits in gun battle, rescue abducted victims

Tension in Taraba community as fire razes school, houses

Kidnapped ex-Edo speakers wife regains freedom

Jailed Algerian ex-minister Benhamadi dies of COVID-19

Ukrainian airliner black boxes sent to France Iran

Monaco sack Moreno, set to hire Kovak

Fire guts petrol-laden tanker in Lagos

Two US astronauts return home on SpaceX Aug 2

Forget revenge talk against Man Utd, Lampard tells Chelsea

Bollywood star Aishwarya Bachchan, daughter moved to isolation centre

COVID-19: 324 Nigerians to return home from US

EPL: Burnley defeat nine-man Norwich

EPL: Bournemouth face in-form Southampton in must win match

EPL: Spurs, Foxes battle for Euro spots

 *Tribune* 

I made a wrong choice of deputy, says Akeredolu

Reps frown on slow pace of work on 2nd Niger bridge, other road projects

Ekiti workers give Fayemi 14-day strike notice Over unpaid salaries

Ondo poll: PDP chieftain asks court to disqualify deputy gov

Nigeria records 653 new COVID-19 cases, total now 36,107

Former Edo speaker's wife, driver kidnapped on way to husband's burial

COVID-19: Lagos discharges 42 fully recovered patients

How my husband colluded with others to abduct me for marriage '101-year-old great-grand mother speaks on her life and longevity

Stalemate over Ondo deputy governor's impeachment

Why my impeachment won't work 'Ajayi

Govt should activate anti same-sex law to check lesbianism 'Group

Ondo 2020: Issues as APC picks governorship candidate tomorrow

Only serious prayer can reshape Nigeria 'Animasahun

My relationship with Jaiye Kuti'Enny Allison 

As rape assumes epidemic proportions nationally, mental health experts speak on why men rape

Ondo: Over 4,500 delegates for APC, PDP primaries this week

Consider your safety, senior physicians warn 58 UK-bound doctors

Conceiving six months after CS may cause uterine rupture Physicians

With NDDC, you can take poverty to the bank

Tolulope Arotile's death: CNCRA calls for full investigation

Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission union ends 8-day strike

House of commotion: Buhari's appointees and the endless battles from within

NDDC N80bn probe: How billions were spent on questionable contracts 'Witnesses

NDDC: Ondo Youth dissociates from planned protest against Reps Committee Chair

INEC publishes final list of candidates for Edo governorship election

FG renames Agbor railway station after former President Jonathan

Edo 2020: LG vice chairman alleges threat to life over refusal to join PDP

7,654 Nigerians targeted by unwanted notifications cyber firm

APC, PDP trade words over destruction of Ize-Iyamu's billboards, posters

Former Senate chief whip, Owie, returns to PDP

I never discouraged Senate from buying Innoson vehicles ' Sen Ubah

Don't collect less than N30,000, minister charges Conditional Cash Transfer beneficiaries

Stop grazing on schools' fields, Anambra govt cautions herdsmen

Perpetrators of Shia massacre risk death penalty ' Group

Police confirm death of 5 siblings in Katsina explosion

Ekiti APC, PDP disagree over party exco

Gokada CEO Fahim Saleh's assistant charged with murder

Ondo 2020: Oyedele says they don't know mode of APC primary

COVID-19: Ekiti bans traditional festivals in towns, villages

Senate president denies nursing 2023 presidential ambition

Edo 2020: We didn't endorse Obaseki ' AAC

COVID-19: NAPST seeks payment of monthly stipend to 10,000 private school teachers

Anambra health insurance agency registers 86,000 beneficiaries

Ondo 2020: Oke warns APC leaders, Yahaya Bello over indirect primary

Sleazes in NDDC: Suspend Akpabio, IMC now, PDP charges Buhari

Explosion kills five siblings, one other in Katsina

COVID-19: Kaduna civil servants to resume Monday

Former Edo Speaker, Garuba, dies at 54

PHOTOS: Another petrol tanker falls in Lagos

Third Mainland Bridge: Alternative routes ready, says LASS

Evacuation: 324 more Nigerians depart U.S for Abuja

National Theatre concessioning: Court summons CBN, Malami, Lai Mohammed over N1.26 trillion claim

Traders, operators, others get sack notice as bankers take over National Theatre

With NDDC, you can take poverty to the bank

Dep gov must resign his office as the ticket belongs to APC 'Adetimehin

 *Vanguard* 

Trillions lost in agency, not N40billion 'More revelations on Akpabio, Nunieh, others

Delayed salaries ticking time bomb, health workers warn

Group to NDDC forensic auditors: Before Akpabio, Pondei who hijacked N376bn excess budgets

I am not planning to run for 2023 Presidency ' Lawan

Late Edo Speaker's wife, driver kidnapped while taking corpse for burial

Edo 2020: LG vice chairman alleges threat to life over refusal to join PDP

Unpaid salaries: Ekiti Labour gives 14-day strike notice to Fayemi

NDDC: NANS blows hot, says forensic audit not negotiable

Lawyer writes Buhari, demands AGF Malami probe over alleged corruption, abuse of office

Nunieh testifies before Reps panel, makes fresh allegations of corruption against Akpabio

Labour gives Fayemi 14-day strike notice

Save us from illegal eviction, automobile technicians cry out to govt

Police arrest prison warden over rape of patient in COVID-19 quarantine

Commissioners of police, DPOs couldn't control IRT, STS operatives ' CSOs

NDDC probe: Ondo South Youth Assembly dissociates from planned protest

CSOs back IGP on disbandment of satelite offices, bases, give shocking instances of alleged criminal activities by IRT, STS

ONDO 2020: Adoption of indirect primary subversion of APC constitution ' Olusola Oke

Vandalism of Ize-Iyamu's billboards: APC accuses Edo govt of undemocratic tendencies

COVID-19:Edo Govt seeks increased private sector involvement in control effort

Ten injured as suspected political thugs disrupt SDP meeting in Ondo

Joint CSO statement on directive by IGP disbanding satelite offices, bases

Attack on NUJ: Bauchi APC youth wing disown thugs

Edo govt didn't bring down APC candidate's campaign billboards ' Osagie

ONDO 2020: I'm ready to apologise to those I offended ' Akeredolu

NMA disagrees with LASG over position on doctors' strike

I made wrong choice, Akeredolu opens up on defected deputy Ajayi

Three buried alive in Rivers forest for reporting oil theft

INEC publishes final list of candidates for Edo governorship election

Happenings in NDDC not about Akpabio, Nunieh ' AnnKio Briggs 

China warns UK over basing aircraft carrier in Pacific

Woman brutalises, locks up maid in toilet for 6 days over missing phone

Davido signs May D to his DMW record label

Hamilton breaks records as Mercedes lock out front row

Kaduna civil servants to resume Monday

Coronavirus presents impending food crisis in 2021 ' Agribusiness expert warns

COVID-19: Ekiti bans traditional festivals in towns, villages

Council Vice chairmen beg Buhari to prevail on Willie Obiano over LG polls

State of UNIPORT: I am depressed, says new VC

COVID-19: Nigeria should make case for extension of WAEC ' Aremu

Big Brother Naija season 5 premieres tonight

I need somebody to spoil me silly ' Olaitan Sugar

CORRUPTION: US authorities move to seize exiled Gambian dictator's mansion

Lagos opens portal to recruit 700 doctors, other health workers

July of Julius Caesar, Peter Obi and Victor Umeh

15m cases of acute malnutrition expected in West, Centre Africa this year ' UN

We deserve to win a trophy': Luiz redemption as Arsenal shock Man City

Aubameyang stuns City as Arsenal reach record 21st FA Cup final

Coronavirus: Lille stars Sanches, Ikone and Bamba test positive

Promoted Leeds plan contract talks with Bielsa

Google to overhaul Gmail, as competition with Microsoft heats up

Sony increases production of Playstation 5 to meet rising demand

 *The Nation* 

Kidnapped ex-Taraba senator cries out to Ishaku for help

Anxiety as forex scarcity hit banks

FG gives condition for resumption of Abuja-Kaduna train service

Six killed in Katsina bomb blast

Former Edo Speakers wife, driver abducted in Kogi

China discovers 16 new virus cases in Xinjiang

Two traders, driver sentenced to community service in Edo

COVID-19: 525 Nigerians evacuated from US, Cyprus

INEC publishes final list of candidates for Edo governorship election

Fisticuffs at the National Assembly

Discordant tunes trail half year performance

COVID-19: Nigeria should seek extension of WAEC - Aremu

Second Niger Bridge: work reaches 43 percent in Anambra

My deputy was a wrong choice - Akeredolu

Border closure: Unsold inventory fell by N23.73b in 2019 - MAN

Edo: INEC ends substitution of candidates, publishes final list

Edo residents condemn Obaseki over destruction of Ize-Iyamus billboards

N/Delta groups back forensic audit of NDDC

Luxury bus owners petition IGP, allege extortions, harassment on highways

Suspected smugglers disguise as farmers in Ogun

COVID-19: Ekiti bans traditional festivals, vows to prosecute defaulters

Corruption in Police Force is exaggerated Jemibewon

Rita Edochie's husband absent at daughter's wedding

Coalition groups to Buhari: urgently address security concerns in north

Abia APC disassociates from suit against Buhari, Buni APC caretaker committee

PDP chieftain, group seeks disqualification of Ondo Deputy Governor

Community raises concern over impending bridge collapse

Ekiti APC, PDP bicker over alleged attack against Fayemi

Ondo 2020: Fresh intrigues in PDP, APC over Ajayi, primaries

Yul Edochie omits Pete Edochie from mentors list

Police arrest 27-year-old father of nine, others for vandalising oil wells

Imo APC hails courts judgement on partys leadership tussle

Rivers APC crisis: Aguma threatens to file contempt suit against party chieftain

Fire engulfs shop in Warri market

Mob sets truck ablaze over cyclist's death

Ekiti labour union threatens strike, issue 14-day ultimatum

Kaduna directs civil servants to resume Monday

How my pregnant daughter died with twins at FMC Abeokuta

Arotile: NAF to reveal details of investigation today

Gunmen kidnap, release widow of former Edo Speaker on way to prepare for his burial

Senate concludes ambassadorial screening

Post lockdown: NANTAP drops guildelines for artistes, production companies

Prosecutor: Video shows Gokada murder suspect buying saw

Unsafe abortion accounts for 40% maternal deaths

 *Guardian* 

2nd Niger bridge, other road projects: Reps committee frowns at slow pace of work

Lagos State and Arigbaruwo's controversial suit against APC's caretaker committee

Buhari names Agbor train station after Goodluck Jonathan 

I made a wrong choice in Ajayi as deputy, says Akeredolu

Youths protest increased cost of marijuana in Ilorin

Nigeria is dangerously adrift, says Okogie

INEC releases final list of candidates for Edo governorship poll

Senate president not nursing ambition to contest for president in 2023 ' media adviser

Ebola cases rise in new DR Congo outbreak Mbandaka, DR Congo

Bomb explosion kill 5 children, injured 6 others in Katsina village - Police

Explosive device kills six in Katsina village

Tamar Braxton Suggests "Only Way Out Is Death" Hours Before Alleged Suicide Attempt

Niger Assembly frowns at non-distribution of COVID-19 palliatives by Task Force

Edo guber: Factors likely to swing votes between APC, PDP

Outrage over fraud, rot in NDDC, Niger Delta

COVID-19: Vegetable farmers record huge losses

Magu's curious war on media trial

Kaduna State civil servants to resume Monday

Why Nigeria's research institutes are passive in providing COVID-19 solutions

Positive Reactions Trail Davido As He Signs May D To DMW Label

August Alsina Confesses He Still Loves Jada Pinkett Smith

Coronavirus latest global developments

Stranded on ships, 200,000 seafarers struggle in virus limbo

Spain tells millions to stay home as EU meets on virus rescue plan

Trump clashes with Fox interviewer over Biden police defunding claim

Twitter says hackers 'manipulated' employees to access accounts

Setien accepts Messi rant, believes Barca can win Champions League

Zidane says Real Madrid will not switch ahead off ahead of City test

Berlin, Rome, Paris threaten sanctions on states interfering in Libya

Red Devils face The Blues in English FA Cup semifinal tie

 *Linda Ikeji* 

A man I chose over you stole the car you gave me - Actress Liz Anjorin showers praises on her husband days after their wedding

Suspected cultists bury police informants alive in Rivers (photos)

Photos from the wedding of media personality, Eku Edewor's twin sister, Kessiana Thorley

Former Edo state House of Assembly speaker Zakawanu Garuba dies at 54. His wife and driver kidnapped on their way to his funeral

Catholic priest dies of Coronavirus complications in Enugu

Five children killed in Katsina bomb blast

Nigerian man quotes Bible verses as he condemns two African American women who recently got engaged in Hawaii (Photos)

Davido signs May D to his DMW label

Big Sean pens touching tribute to his ex-fiance Naya Rivera after her tragic death

The case is just getting better - Hushpuppi's lawyer, Gal Pissetzky reacts to report that he dumped the alleged fraudster

Moment Tyrese Haspil, the former personal assistant of Gokada CEO, Fahim Saleh was arrested for his gruesome murder (video)

Gigolos star, Ash Armands charged with murder for 'beating his girlfriend' to death

Man shoots friend with a gun obtained from a church over N1000 debt in Anambra (photos)

Hushpuppi transferred to California for trial

Fornication in Nigeria is an industry on its own - Tech entrepreneur Victor Asemota writes

I'm hurt and traumatized - Megan Thee Stallion tweets as Police begin investigation after Tory Lanez allegedly shot her

10 witnesses including Mompha's uncle 'testify' against him in court

Pregnant woman kicked to death in Ebonyi

Mother sentenced to 35 years in prison for beating her son to death with shower head for soiling himself

Classmate who knocked down Nigeria's first female combat helicopter pilot Tolulope Arotile has no driver's license

Chika Ike releases beautiful photos

See new photos of former Head of State, Ibrahim Babangida

Amos Ojo appointed as Acting Clerk to National Assembly

Two policemen drown while chasing weed smokers in Oyo

Photos of the woman branded as a 'child abuser' because she breastfed her 4 & 7 year old daughters

Police open investigation into Megan Thee Stallion shooting incident withTory Lanezas the 'potential trigger man' in the case

US attacks Disney, Google, Microsoft and Apple for doing business with China

More photos of the former Personal assistant who allegedly killed Gokada CEO Fahim Saleh in order to avoid paying $90,000 he stole from him

Nigerian man killed in hit-and-run accident in US days after sharing a cryptic post about living upright

 *Goal* 

Belhanda's Galatasaray brighten Europe ambition with Goztepe win

Zidane dismisses 'special one' label after latest Real Madrid triumph

Chidiac flying the Australian flag at Atletico Madrid with Chelsea in her sights

Arteta praises 'phenomenal' Luiz for turning Arsenal form around

Guardiola sends Real Madrid warning to Manchester City

He didn't put a foot wrong' - Ferdinand salutes 'fantastic' David Luiz as Arsenal stun Man City

28 goals in 28 matches: Young Boys' Nsame continues scoring run with hat-trick in Switzerland

I'm so sorry' - Tierney apologises for Arsenal joke and vows to send jersey to fan battling cancer

Bennacer: PSG target opens Serie A goal account in AC Milan's thrashing of Bologna

Pepe continues stunning Arsenal form with starring role against Manchester City

When is the FA Cup 2019-20 final & will fans be allowed to attend

Arteta hopeful Arsenal's FA Cup adventure will convince Aubameyang to sign new deal

Milan 5-1 Bologna: Rampant Rossoneri move up to sixth

We are human' - Guardiola rues poor Man City showing after FA Cup exit

Senegal's Thiam scores a brace as Kasimpasa draw against Gaziantep

FA Cup win or defeat won't impact Premier League top four battle, insists Chelsea manager Lampard

Luiz responds to criticism after helping Arsenal to beat Man City in FA Cup semi-final

Aubameyang joins Lewis, Nicholas and Sanchez in Arsenal's revered Wembley ranks

Simeone 'clear' on Atletico transfer plans amid Tagliafico links

Lampard sensible enough to sell Luiz but needs centre-half' ' Defence remains Chelsea's Achilles heel, says Sutton

Can Awaziem & Omeruo still avoid relegation with Leganes

Norwich City 0-2 Burnley: Misery for nine-man Canaries

Davies making Bayern Munich 'very happy' as club president lauds 'real hit

Willian would sign three-year Chelsea deal 'tomorrow' as he heads towards free agency

Barcelona need to plan post-Messi & Suarez' ' Rivaldo calls for long-term vision at Camp Nou

Nigeria striker Ajibade the heroine as Avaldsnes pip Arna-Bjornar

Andre Ayew's Swansea City keep promotion hopes alive with win over Bristol City

James can play anywhere in the world' ' Zamorano backing Real Madrid outcast to bounce back

Super Eagles target Eze scores 13th goal of the season in QPR win over Millwall

Arteta 'positive' about Aubameyang's Arsenal future, insists the Gabon captain is 'happy

Sheffield United still hoping to retain Man Utd keeper Henderson after Foderingham signing, says Wilder

Pepe's 72m price tag will be frustrating Arteta' ' Arsenal need funds of Europe, admits Smith

Villarreal confirm Cazorla departure as Soriano prepares for final match

Tottenham have improved a lot since Mourinho arrived' ' Lamela backs Spurs boss as Argentine targets silverware

Man Utd might be in great form but Chelsea have Giroud back' ' Rudiger on FA Cup chances

Sancho addresses Man Utd & Liverpool links as Borussia Dortmund winger sees big-money move mooted

 *BBC* 

Coronavirus: WHO reports record single-day global increase in cases

Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya, Australia Olympics skater, dies in Moscow at 20

Portland protests: Oregon state files lawsuit against federal US government

Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah: Kuwaiti emir hospitalised for medical checks

Coronavirus: The slow death of the American all-you-can-eat buffet

Coronavirus face masks: Why men are less likely to wear masks

Spain's monarchy shaken by Juan Carlos's hidden Swiss fortune

I was found as a baby wrapped in my mum's chat ' but who am I

The woman forced to flee her country for rapping.

Martin Luther King III: 'John Lewis was 'a giant

Coronavirus: 'When coffins lined the streets of my hometown

Coronavirus: Women turn street food carts into disinfection units

My Nigerian great-grandfather sold slaves

Coronavirus: Are mutations making it more infectious

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson 'does not want second national lockdown

Can this high-intensity interval bike boost your workout

Email charges: 'They've got you over a barrel

The Addenbrooke's Hospital app giving patients who cannot talk a voice

 *CNN* 

Highest number of new Covid-19 cases reported to WHO in the last 24 hours

He's unteachable': Doctor blasts Trump's latest mask remarks

Donald Trump holds 'tele-rally' in campaign first amid coronavirus pandemic

Can a religious group that Beijing banned and called an 'evil cult' still operate in Hong Kong

Olympic figure skater Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya dies at 20

How the world's second-most populated country hit 1 million coronavirus cases

Covid-19 has exposed India's failure to deliver even the most basic obligations to its people

State Department releases cable that helped spread claims coronavirus emerged from Chinese lab

A swarm of flying ants stretched for miles over the UK and looked like rain on weather radar

Lawsuit claims Breonna Taylor lived for '5 to 6 minutes' after being shot

Black Lives Matter mural outside Trump Tower vandalized three times in one week

Princess Beatrice, daughter of Prince Andrew, releases photos of her private wedding

See the creative ways parents are trying to solve the school problem

A double for Aubameyang as Arsenal stun Manchester City in FA Cup semifinal

NYPD commissioner offers scathing rebuke of lawmakers critical of officers and pushing for reforms

Tiger Woods shrugs off back problems to card one-under 71 at Memorial

Five ways Boeing's 747 jumbo jet changed travel

Parasailing accident leaves one dead, another severely injured

Can a religious group that wants to bring down China's Communist Party survive in Hong Kong

Black Forest Rambo' arrested after five-day manhunt in Germany

Drone footage shows former copper mine turning river orange

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